Julia Thorneycroft, Artistic Director

The Programme Leader for the Dance Foundation Degree with City of Bristol College, Julia combines her academic work with Artistic Director roles for Kinesis Youth Dance Company ( a city wide company supported by the local education authority), Julia Thorneycroft Young Dancers Company and Julia Thorneycroft Dance.

Murilo Leite, Dancer

Murilo studied on the Foundation Degree in Bristol, completing his degree at Middlesex University gaining a 1st class honours. He has performed in Earthfall’s award winning ‘at swim 2 boys’ touring nationally. Murilo also worked as local mentor for New Adventures ‘Lord of the flies’.

Victoria Hearne, Dancer

Following studies on the Foundation Degree in Bristol, Victoria completed her degree at Bath Spa University gaining a 1st class honours.  She currently works as a guest lecturer at Bath Spa University and City of Bristol College as well as teaching in the South West.

Sarah Moody, Composer / Musician
Sarah Moody joined JTD in November 2013, creating the scores for Frustra and Breath:taking and performing live with the company. Frustra and Breathtaking saw the strengthening of artistic relationships between the company members and composer Sarah Moody (Travelling Light, The Devil’s Violin, Darkin Ensemble).